WIN an exclusive opportunity to promote your business and share your innovation story to a global audience

We are offering a limited number of SMEs (Small & medium sized businesses) and Start-ups the opportunity to showcase their business to an international audience of over 1000 business leaders, investors, academics and innovators.

Enter now for the chance to share your innovation story at Scotland’s national innovation summit – CAN DO Innovation Summit on 23 Feb 2022.

The Prize

The competition will provide SMEs and Start-ups with the chance to win one of three slots on the CAN DO Innovation Summit’s virtual #SMEstage, where the best examples of innovation from SMEs across Scotland will be allocated five-minutes to showcase their business to an international audience.

The winners will also receive 2 days of support with an Innovation Specialist from Scottish Enterprise worth £2,000.

Judges

Enoch Adeyemi – CEO at Black Professionals Scotland

Evelyn McDonald – CEO at Scottish Edge

Alison Munro – Head of Business Services & Advice at Scottish Enterprise

Terms and Conditions
  • Entries must be submitted by midnight on 21 December 2021.
  • Winners must be available to pre-record their 5min #SMEStage session on the w/c 24th January 2022. 
  • To enter, fill in the form below and submit your 60-90 second film to info@candoinnovation.scot (see guidance).
  • Entrants must fit the SME descriptor of fewer than 250 employees and an annual turnover not exceeding £40 million and be based in Scotland. 
  • Winners will be chosen by the #CDIS22 #SMEstage judging panel and notified via email on the w/c 17th January 2022.
  • Due to the number of entrants we cannot guarantee you will be contacted.
  • Winners will be allocated a 5-minute slot at the CAN DO Innovation Summit on 23 February 2022 to showcase their innovation. They will also receive 2 days of support with an Innovation Specialist from Scottish Enterprise worth £2,000.
SME Stage Entry Form

  • Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) are a type of measurement system used to assess the maturity level of a particular technology.

  • Please email your video entry to info@candoinnovation.scot